The San Diego Spirits Festival Returns To Downtown's Port Pavilion On Broadway Pier For 10th Year This August 25-26 | Save On Passes & Enter To Win Tickets

August 11, 2018

San Diego’s premier celebration of liquor and cocktails, the San Diego Spirits Festival is back for its tenth year of unforgettable summertime indulgences this August 25-26. Thousands of spirits enthusiasts will descend upon San Diego’s waterfront Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier to enjoy two rollicking days of unlimited cocktails and sizzling entertainment. We are raffling off 2 tickets for Sunday, August 26, as well as offering our readers promo code SDVILLE for $12 savings per GA ticket - the top discount in town!

Since its launch 10 years ago, the San Diego Spirits Festival has given its guests unrivaled access to experience the country's finest spirits, from big-name brands you know to local, small-batch distilleries that you need to know about. Set against the breezy backdrop of San Diego Bay, the two-day gathering features an endless parade of limitless cocktail creations and spirit sips featuring some of the industry’s hottest labels. These divine drinks will be accompanied by a delicious array of culinary delights and an eclectic blend of entertainment, making this event the summer shindig you won’t want to miss.

In between sips and savory moments, guests will get to hear the stories behind your favorite brands to further immerse yourself into the "spirit" of the festival. Participants will get the chance to take a deep dive into the world of mixology through bartender competitions, grand tastings, and mini-seminars. Live music and risqué entertainment will keep the good times going and there may even be a celebrity or two in attendance. Add it all up, and you have a festival that’s a must for industry pros, cocktail enthusiasts, and casual liquor lovers to attend.

Brands in attendance this year include Lillet with VIP Lounge and Fashion Show, Don Julio Tequila; Kettle One Family of Vodkas including the new Ketle One Botanicals, Panther City Distillery, Gildardo Partida with 27 brands of high end Tequilas, Rums of Puerto Rico, Bohemia Beer, American Soju, Café Agave, Pussers Rum, Old Forester Bourbon, Reeds Ginger Beer, Dano’s Dangerous Tequila, Chantaje Mezcal, 44 Degree Vodka and many more.

Tickets to the San Diego Spirits Festival are available online. General Admission passes are $65 for Saturday and $60 for Sunday. Be sure to enter promo code SDVILLE to $12 per ticket. The Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) has once again joined the San Diego Spirits Festival as Legacy Charity Partner.

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier is located at 1000 N. Harbor Drive in downtown San Diego. Guests are encouraged to get to the event through a ride share program, as you tend to get rather wasted drinking liquor for hours at a time. For more information about the event and to get tickets, visit